The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Tag Archives: Kurdistan Workers Party

JİTEM Currently Has A Staff Of 10,000

According a new report from ANF, testimony revealed in the course of the ongoing trial over human rights abuses committed by members of JİTEM – Jandarma Intelligence and Anti-Terror -states … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Free Cause Party Members Attack BDP Members in Batman, At Least One Dead

  Individuals claiming to be members of the newly formed Free Cause Party (Turkish: Hür Dava Partisi or HÜDA-PAR) attacked a group of BDP supporters in the Petrol Neighborhood of Batman, according … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Despite Peace Process Turkish State Continues Base Construction in Kurdish Regions

The Turkish State increased base construction in Kurdish regions of Turkey over the course of the PKK withdrawal that began last March as part of the peace process launched by … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Thousands Protest Executions in Iran along Border

Thousands of people have marched to Turkish-Iranian border in order to protest the execution by Iran of two Kurdish political prisoners last week, according to a report in ANF. The … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wives of Village Guards: Put Down Your Weapons

Wives of “Village Guards” (Turkish Korucu) have challenged their husbands to leave their positions as village guards, while calling for the village guard system to be demolished – according to … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Family Finally Receives Body of Martyred Daughter After One Year of Delays

The father of a HPG guerilla killed nearly a year ago in clashes with the Turkish military said that he was happy to finally be able to bury his daughter, … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

PKK’s 11th Congress: Our Project is a Democratic Project for the Whole Region

In an interview Özgür Gündem over the weekend, the paper sat down with Besê Hozat,  the co-president of the KCK. Hozat, who had just attended the PKK’s 11th Congress which … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

AKP wants to destroy monument named for PKK marty and German revolutionary Andrea Wolf

According to an article in Özgür Gündem AKP provincial council members in Van have ordered the Ronahî Martys’ Monument in the village of Andiçin (Kelahêrê) in the district of Çatak … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Turkish Army Shells YPG Positions in Rojava

Last night the Turkish Army shelled Susik, a village in the vicinity of Girê Spî where YPG fighters have been clashing with al-Qaeda affiliates supported by Turkey – according to … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

KCK: Erdoğan Offers Nothing but the Same Statist Mentality

The Co-presidency of the KCK has released a written statement in response to the speech made by Turkish PM Erdoğan in Adıyaman this past Saturday. The statement compares Erdoğan’s rhetoric … Continue reading

September 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

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